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the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

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Although such a factor seems trivial, understanding this characteristic is essential for birdwatchers and natural historians (water levels determine many bird distributions) and it illuminates a key weakness of the book (more on this below).
Handfishes have provided an ongoing curiosity for artists and natural historians, particularly in the 19th century,' says ANFC curator, Peter Last.
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Researchers at London's Natural History Museum have created a social networking tool called 'Scratchpads' where natural historians can get together and share their data.
It's been an exciting week for natural historians with the discovery of a new carnivorous plant in the highlands of the central Philippines.
This elegant low-tech science will be of use to historians and natural historians alike in helping understand our past and how diversity changes over time", said Dr Warren, of the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth.
The book will prove addictive to many youngsters and, also, rewarding to professional natural historians.
In fact, "the institutional masculine network of science" and natural historians depended on the knowledge female colonists provided.
But it was also used by natural historians, scientists and artists that used it as a resource to study live animals.
We hope our book inspires conservationists, natural historians and decision makers who play pivotal roles on our fragile world's future.
The storks of L Caridad are the natural historians and observers of the intrigues of the abbey.
Eckhout painted alongside the better known and more prolific landscape artist Frans Postas part of a team that included cartographers and natural historians, brought to Brazil by Johan Maurits, governor general of the short-lived Dutch colony in Recife.
Koerner's research is useful in its implications here because British natural historians followed Linnaeus' example in exotic cultivation, and they specifically used his theory of gradual acclimatization in alien environments for their own experiments in adaptation.
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